Presentation on theme: "Brussels (BE), the 28th of MAY 2009 Case study: Spain’s regions fight violence against women."— Presentation transcript:
Brussels (BE), the 28th of MAY 2009 Case study: Spain’s regions fight violence against women.
Murcia Region in the European Map…
Murcia Region in numbers… Region Population in 2008: Gender distribution: male female Capital city: Murcia city Murcia City population:
MURCIA REGION WOMAN INSTITUTE (IMRM) Autonomous body in charge of the regional policy concerning woman: all those actions and measures targeted to reach the equality between women and men, to remove the obstacles to reach the real equality and to delete all kind of discrimination ways against women in Murcia Region. Miss Teresa Moreno, IMRM Director
IMRM RESOURCES Phone line 112 Emergency Centre Shelter Resources CAVIS Network Coordination Point
Device for Urgent Attention to Mistreated Women: Phone line 112 This resource help women with: Information and counselling. Immediate derivation to the proper resource for sheltering. Psychological support. Legal support. This resource: is working 24 hours, always attended by social work professionals. the phone calls are recorded and it permits to locate the number if needed.
Device 112: numbers until the 31 st of March Phone calls Women attended
SHELTER RESOURCES: EMERGENCY CENTER To ensure the protection of woman victim of violence, offering a safe space for the reflection, where the woman could raise awareness about her situation, to take the most adequate decision, according her needs and reality… OBJETIVE:
MANAGEMENT: It is under the IMRM management. The sheltering management is always done by the 112 social worker. It offers sheltering and protection to mistreated women and their children. It works 24 hours/day, short stages (around two weeks). The Centre has facilities to guarantee the privacy and intimacy of women and children, as well as the safety and security conditions needed in these cases. USERS: Spanish of foreigner women, and their children, in situation of physical and/or psychological mistreatment. The criteria to decide the acceptation in the centre is to ensure the woman protection. The mistreatment denounce is not a requirement, but a recommendation. SHELTER RESOURCES : EMERGENCY CENTER
SHELTER RESOURCES: HOUSES AND MENTORED APARTMENT Centres where women victim of violence and, in some cases, their children in charge, are temporarily accommodated and attended. It is facilitated an integrated treatment, by promoting their personal autonomy and facilitating the resources to help them to re – build their life in normal conditions. The stages are mid – term periods (3 - 6 months). The access is always through the zone social worker.
SHELTER RESOURCES: HOUSES AND MENTORED APARTMENT The mentored apartment is a functional home, where women victim of mistreatment and their children live together until reaching a level of autonomy. It is the second step after the shelter house. Currently, in Murcia Region there are four shelter houses (*) and one mentored apartment (*), managed by the municipalities and financed by the IMRM.
CAVIS NETWORK Regional network of Centres for specialised attention to women victim of gender violence
CAVIS NETWORK Multidisciplinary teams, composed by: - one psychologist - one lawyer - one social worker Specific attention in terms of: -Psychological support, both individual and group -Social counselling. -Legal advisement.
ONLY ONE PHONE NUMBER FOR THE WHOLE NETWORK From every point of the region, the phone number for consultation or previous date is:
New attentions in 2008:Around Total number for women attended in 2008Around Total number of attentionsAround Attentions by the psychologist5.365 Attentions by the social worker3.367 Attentions by the lawyer1.946 GENERAL NUMBERS IN 2008
COORDINATION POINT Service by the IMRM, where it is received the Protection Orders from the correspondent Courts, as well as the legal resolutions concerning domestic violence. The concerned documents are sent to the municipalities by this service too.
SOME NUMBERS PROTECTION ORDERS AND LEGAL SENTENCES YEAR 2009 (Till the 28 th of February 2009) PROTECTION ORDERS LEGAL SENTENCES TOTAL
OTHER RESOURCES: GRANTS TO NGO’s and SOCIAL AGENTS. COP OBLATAS APRAMU FEDERACIÓN DE MUJERES SINDICATOS: UGT Y CCOO
OTHER RESOURCES: RURAL WOMEN Grant to Federation of Associations of Women in Murcia Region. Situation of woman in rural areas in Murcia Region – Direct attention in rural areas by CAVIS mobile unit.
OTHER RESOURCES: ATTENTION TO WOMEN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS. Specialised resource in attention to women victim of violence, related with special needs. Grants to: Oblatas Order: shelter apartment:. Oblatas Order: shelter apartment:. Asociación Beto (NGO) Asociación Beto (NGO) APRAMU (Association for the Prevention, Re – integration and Attention of women in Risk Situation in Murcia Region) APRAMU (Association for the Prevention, Re – integration and Attention of women in Risk Situation in Murcia Region)
OTHER RESOURCES: Protocol for Regional Prevention and Detection of Violence against woman older than 65 years
OTHER RESOURCES: Prevention Programme PRO-mujer Agreement between Regional Government and CAM Workshops targeted to Women Associations. Workshops for Local Police Corps. General public.
OTHER RESOURCES: THE MASK OF LOVE
OTHER MEASURES: SENSITIZATION AND PREVENTION Training bus Campaign 112 Guide for Aid Against Gender Violence (handy phone resource) CAVIS dissemination campaign Publications: Manual of support for mistreated woman. Leaflet about sexual harassment at the workplace. Sensitization campaigns.
Our mission, our vision, our values… To be sensible to the gender violence phenomenon: to raise awareness at personal and social level. To give the adequate importance to violence situations and behaviours. To educate our children in equality. To denounce.